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  • It blasts open the southern vernacular with its scunners and hechs and jeely pieces.

    Men Should Weep; Blasted; When We Are Married

  • "Yes, we'll get plenty o 'jeely too," she replied, drying the remaining tears from her eyes, and hugging him again to her breast.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • "Oh, mammy, will I get sweeties noo?" and the boy danced with glee, as he shouted, "I'll get jeely-pieces noo, hurray!"

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • The "jeely-pieces," or slices of bread with jam on them, disappeared with amazing rapidity, and Geordie had some beef-tea, which seemed to improve him almost as soon as he had taken it.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • "And will there be jeely for the pieces?" pursued the boy, for it seemed to him that there had never been a time when there was plenty to eat.

    The Underworld The Story of Robert Sinclair, Miner

  • Sandy keepit his temper something winderfu ', an' he juist quietly set doon Nickerbucker Tammie on the seat an 'says, "Ay, loonie; juist you sit still there till your mither gie's your nose a dicht, an' ties your gartins; an 'you'll get a piece an' jeely on't when the trainie stops. "

    My Man Sandy

  • Young makin 'a hash of the apple jeely and the damson jam.

    Patsy

  • "Is your jeely-pan good solid copper or only one of thae nesty French things that need to be lacquered every month?"

    Patsy

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